Version 10. Page designer

It is about time we talk about version 10 of PHPRunner, ASPRunner.NET and ASPRunnerPro. We expect beta version to be available in November and stable version will be released before the end of the year.

Make sure that your software maintenance is current. Otherwise you will have to purchase version 10 at the full price.

The most interesting new feature in this update is Page Designer which will complement and eventually will replace the Visual Editor. This is quite a big change and before we talk about new functionality I need to explain why this change was required.


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Creating Grid Tabs dynamically

Version 9.8 added an option to use Grid Tabs. Besides static tabs we also developed an API that allows to create and manage tabs from your code.

In this example we will use the typical Orders table to demonstrate how this API works. We will create a tab for each employee that lists her own orders only. This is how it is going to look in generated application.


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PHPRunner 9.8, ASPRunnerPro 9.8 and ASPRunner.NET 9.8 is here!

PHPRunner 9.8, ASPRunnerPro 9.8 and ASPRunner.NET 9.8 is here!

If you purchased or upgraded PHPRunner, ASPRunnerPro or ASPRunner.NET less than one year ago logon to control panel at https://xlinesoft.com/dss/support.asp and find download links and registration keys under ‘My purchases’. There should be ‘Reg info’ link next to your latest upgrade purchase.

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Version 9.7 of PHPRunner, ASPRunnerPro and ASPRunner.NET

PHPRunner 9.7, ASPRunnerPro 9.7 and ASPRunner.NET 9.7 released!

New customer purchase links:
PHPRunner
ASPRunnerPro
ASPRunner.NET

Upgrade links:
PHPRunner
ASPRunnerPro
ASPRunner.NET

Trial version download links:
http://xlinesoft.com/download

Here is the list of new features in version 9.7.

1. Improved password hashing

Option to use industry standard bcrypt hashing algorithm. Send password reset link to user's email, link expires in 24 hours.


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PHPRunner 9.6, ASPRunner.NET 9.6, ASPRunnerPro 9.6 released

PHPRunner 9.6, ASPRunnerPro 9.6, ASPRunner.NET 9.6 released (November 10th, 2016).

If you purchased or upgraded PHPRunner, ASPRunner.NET or ASPRunnerPro after November 10, 2015 this update is free of charge for you. Logon to control panel at https://xlinesoft.com/dss/support.asp and find download links and registration keys under 'My purchases'. If you do not have a help desk account yet create a new one using the same email address you have used to place the order.

Trial version download links

'Buy now' pages

PHPRunner

ASPRunner.NET

ASPRunnerPro

Upgrade pages

PHPRunner

ASPRunner.NET

ASPRunnerPro

Important: if you purchased PHPRunner, ASPRunnerPro or ASPRunner.NET before November 10th 2015 you have till November 20th, 2016 to use discounted upgrade option. After November 20th, 2016 you will have to purchase software at the full price. Do not miss your chance to upgrade for less.

'Update selected' feature

This is a long awaited feature that allows you quickly makes changes to multiple records. You can choose fields to appear on 'Update selected' dialog. Depending on Edit page settings 'Update selected' page can be shown either in popup or as a separate page.

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Desktop applications with PHPRunner

PHPRunner 9 adds an option to build and package desktop applications as well as web applications. In this article we'll try to answer most common questions and explain what PHPRunner desktop applications can and can not do.

How it works

First of all, Desktop apps functionality is built on the top of wonderful open source PHP Desktop project. PHP Desktop packages together the following software components:

  • web server (Mongoose)
  • PHP
  • Chrome browser

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PHPRunner 9.0, ASPRunnerPro 9.5, ASPRunner.NET 9.0 released

PHPRunner 9.0, ASPRunnerPro 9.5, ASPRunner.NET 9.0 released (July 22nd, 2016).

Trial version download links

'Buy now' pages

PHPRunner

ASPRunner.NET

ASPRunnerPro

Upgrade pages

PHPRunner

ASPRunner.NET

ASPRunnerPro

Important: if you purchased PHPRunner, ASPRunnerPro or ASPRunner.NET before July 1st 2015 you have till September 1st, 2016 to use discounted upgrade option. After September 1st, 2016 you will have to purchase software at the full price. Do not miss your chance to upgrade for less.

Bootstrap templates and themes

New version comes with 15 Bootstrap themes and you can add your own. Where to find best Bootstrap themes

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MassMailer template use case

MassMailer template v2 was updated. This is a free upgrade for existing MassMailer template v2 owners. More info.

MassMailer template can be used for more than just sending bulk emails. Lets consider the case where you manage a table with usernames and passwords for your internal company application. For increased security users should change passwords every 60 days. As an administrator you need to perform two standard tasks:

  1. Set reminders to users when their password is about to expire
  2. Mark their account as inactive when password expires

We'll show how this can be done with the help of MassMailer template. In this example we'll be using MySQL and here is how our table with logins and passwords looks. Only users where 'active' field equals 1 are able to logon.

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Technology choices

Technology choices we make can make or break your web application. Here are a few things I’d like to share based on my experience as a web developer.

1. Programming language

Not all programming languages created equal. This is especially true when we talk about ASP aka “Classic ASP”. Microsoft stopped developing ASP . . . → Read More: Technology choices

New mapping features

The latest version of Runner family products comes with several improvements in mapping area like support of Bing and OpenStreet maps, maps in dashboards, custom map markers etc. In this article I want to show a couple more mapping features that you can use in your apps, heat maps and clustered maps.

Live demo

Both those features can help you visualize large amounts of mapping data. It gives your users a better insight on your data. For instance, those maps tell you that if you are a taxi driver in NYC, your chances to pickup a passenger are higher if you are nearby Trump Tower.

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